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Contract Development Manager - InHIT

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Posted: 11/26/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 480565
Keywords: operations

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Contract Development Manager - InHIT

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
131001 - Rural and Comm Health Lbk

Position Description
Create, negotiate, review and draft procurement contractual agreements between Texas Tech University and suppliers.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
Create, negotiate, review and draft contractual agreements between Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health (FMHIRCH) and other entities.
  • Responsible for the development, negotiation, management, and administration of contracts in addition to proposal preparations, complex contract analysis, negotiations, submission, and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements the Institute.
  • Refine strategy and implement the appropriate agreements / operations to assist the Institute in facilitating the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with clients, TTUHSC departments, grant funding sources, contracting officers, and other government personnel.
  • Assist divisions within the Institute in the management of agreements and contracts, as needed.
  • Oversees the Institute’s compliance with regulatory requirements and timelines that are related to grant and contract performance.
  • Support leadership with guidance to ensure key processes are developed, implemented, and measured against the Institute’s needs and implement solutions to meet the Institute’s needs.
  • Develop a system and strategies to record all anticipated and pending grant submissions, as well as submission outcomes. This includes maintaining all records and data related to grant applications.
  • Conduct the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals and contracts.
  • Acquire, Maintain up-to date knowledge, and provide reports of funding opportunities.
  • Analyze RFPs, RFQs, RFIs, and white papers when requested.
  • Participates as needed with technical writing for the institute such as newsletters, reports, and other print pieces.
  • Meet with General Counsel

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
  • JD plus 2 years preferred.
  • Working knowledge of TTUHSC policies and procedures.
  • Strong skills in partnership-building with diverse groups
  • Direct experience working with grants and programs and attainment of successful grant writing and funding.
  • Ability to understand and implement strategic priorities and guide the various programs supported by the institute.
  • Ability to act in a sound, logical and appropriate manner based on well thought out analysis of situation or problem.
  • Ability to speak confidently at public meetings and make presentation to boards, associations, and other rural health related gatherings.
  • Skilled in report and grant writing.
  • Contract negotiations and contract legal review.
  • Strong skills in analytically/financial analysis.
  • Ability to use data and data analysis to make sound decisions in a complex/dynamic environment.

HSC - Lubbock

Rural and Comm Health Lbk

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
LLB or JD degree. One year of legal experience. Ability to qualify for admission to practice before the Texas Bar if not presently admitted. Ability to obtain a Certified Texas Contract Manager certification within two years of hire.

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